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Camp Sports Instructional Specialist

Position Summary
Are you looking for the best summer job ever? Look no further because ESF is hiring 30+ Instructional Specialists to work across our 13 locations from mid-June through mid-August!
Join our mission-driven team for a fun and rewarding summer! Make a positive impact on children while receiving comprehensive training, professional development, unique resume building and networking opportunities. ESF offers competitive compensation, accredited internships and field work hours for graduate and undergraduate students, CEU credits for teachers, flexible schedules, year-round aftercare, mentoring opportunities and an employee referral program consisting of bonuses and ESF gear!
Work in SportsLab, a revolutionary new program that celebrates the power of the multi-sports athlete. SportsLab will improve camper's athletic skills while threading a character education component through each day which will prepare young athletes for success both on and off the field of play.
What will you do all summer (in addition to having fun with your SportsLab campers, fellow Instructional Specialists and Coaches)? An Instructional Specialist is responsible for:
Implementing ESF's SportsLab curriculum including lacrosse, basketball, soccer, baseball, flag football and more
Directing and managing sports activities
Supervising campers and Coaches during skill development and game competitions
Providing a safe and fun learning environment
Serving as a positive role model
Position Objective/Purpose
ESF is hiring motivated leaders with prior experience supervising children who believe in ESF's mission, build positive relationships and ensure the well-being of others.
Position Scope Factors
Instructional Specialist hours are from 8:15am-3:45pm; Monday - Friday. Start and end times may vary depending on the location. Instructional Specialists also have the opportunity to work extended hours for additional income. Depending on the location, Instructional Specialists work up to ten (10) consecutive weeks from mid-June through mid-August.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Ability to deliver content in one (1) sport, based on athletic expertise
Assist in teaching and supervising other sport activities as needed
Plan, organize and facilitate skill instruction periods
Oversee game periods (timekeeping, refereeing, etc.)
Coordinate daily and weekly camp schedule with SportsLab Director
Run weekly tournaments for campers
Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
Work effectively with other Instructional Specialists and Coaches; collaborate on daily responsibilities
Complete assigned paperwork
Exhibit ESF core values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
Have fun
Other responsibilities as assigned
Position Competencies for Success
Understand and support the mission of the organization
Commit to the growth and development of youth
Work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
Demonstrate outstanding communication skills; using clear, concise and professional language when interacting with campers, camp families and colleagues
Be responsible, reliable and safe
Always have a positive, can-do attitude
Be patient, caring and creative
Produce consistent, high-quality work
Demonstrate excellent judgment; identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
Be a flexible, adaptive and a team player
Desire to make a difference in the life of a child
Experience Requirements
Youth coaching and/or teaching experience required, examples include but are not limited to; coaching, babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, etc. or one (1) year of ESF experience
Previous experience working with children in a supervisory/leadership capacity
Previous camp experience preferred
Prior experience playing high school, club or college sports preferred
Certification Requirements
Teacher certification preferred
Education Requirements
Minimum two (2) years of college completed
Reporting Relationships
Reports directly to the SportsLab Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus
Work outside, upright and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
Possess physical capacity to fulfill all essential job functions - responsibilities listed above
This job description is subject to change at any time.


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